David Unaipon was the first Australian Aboriginal writer to have a book published in Australia.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:  http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431534  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

David Unaipon was the first Australian Aboriginal writer to have a book published in Australia. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431534 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Dorothea Mackellar dressed as one of the Graces for Mrs T.H. Kelly's Italian Red Cross Day tableaux at the Palace Theatre, 20 June 1918 / Glen Broughton.  Dorothy MacKellar was a fiction writer and poet. She was the author of My Country, perhaps Australia's most famous poem.    From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au      Find more details about this image http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=440395

Dorothea Mackellar dressed as one of the Graces for Mrs T.H. Kelly's Italian Red Cross Day tableaux at the Palace Theatre, 20 June 1918 / Glen Broughton. Dorothy MacKellar was a fiction writer and poet. She was the author of My Country, perhaps Australia's most famous poem. From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Find more details about this image http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=440395

Author Elizabeth Jolley and (younger) sister Madelaine Winifred in the garden, 1927.  Monica Elizabeth Jolley AO (4 June 1923–13 February 2007) was an English-born award-winning writer who settled in Western Australia in the late 1950s.  Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=82004  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Author Elizabeth Jolley and (younger) sister Madelaine Winifred in the garden, 1927. Monica Elizabeth Jolley AO (4 June 1923–13 February 2007) was an English-born award-winning writer who settled in Western Australia in the late 1950s. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=82004 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Ruth Park, pre 1947, by unknown photographer  Was a well-known NZ|/ Australian author. She wrote for all ages. Books like 'The Muddle-headed Wombat', 'Playing Beatie Bow', 'The Harp in the South', 'Poor Man's Orange' and her 1977 Miles Franklin award winning book, 'Swords and Crowns and Kings'.   Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=826071  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Ruth Park, pre 1947, by unknown photographer Was a well-known NZ|/ Australian author. She wrote for all ages. Books like 'The Muddle-headed Wombat', 'Playing Beatie Bow', 'The Harp in the South', 'Poor Man's Orange' and her 1977 Miles Franklin award winning book, 'Swords and Crowns and Kings'. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=826071 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Australian author Stella Miles Franklin.   Find more detailed information about this photograph:        http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431966  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Australian author Stella Miles Franklin. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431966 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Portrait of Patrick White, Kings Cross, New South Wales, 1984 / photograph by William Yang.   Held at the National Library of Australia.  Find more detailed information about items in this exhibition:    http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/exhibitions/2012/patrick_white/index.html      From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Portrait of Patrick White, Kings Cross, New South Wales, 1984 / photograph by William Yang. Held at the National Library of Australia. Find more detailed information about items in this exhibition: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/exhibitions/2012/patrick_white/index.html From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Australian author Stella Miles Franklin, April 2nd, 1898. 18 years.   Find more detailed information about this photograph:      http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431966  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Australian author Stella Miles Franklin, April 2nd, 1898. 18 years. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431966 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Henry Lawson, 1915 / by William Johnson.    Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was an Australian writer, poet and journalist. He is best known for his bush poems and short stories, including the anthology 'While the billy boils'.   Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=442278    Search for more great images in the   From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Henry Lawson, 1915 / by William Johnson. Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was an Australian writer, poet and journalist. He is best known for his bush poems and short stories, including the anthology 'While the billy boils'. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=442278 Search for more great images in the From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Dame Mary Gilmore, Australian author and poet, 1912 / photograph by Rudolph Buchner    Find more detailed information about this photograph:  http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=887510  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Dame Mary Gilmore, Australian author and poet, 1912 / photograph by Rudolph Buchner Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=887510 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Ethel Turner, Australian author of "Seven Little Australians" / photographic portrait dated 1927 by May Moore, Sydney.  Find more detailed information about this photograph:  http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=840354  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Ethel Turner, Australian author of "Seven Little Australians" / photographic portrait dated 1927 by May Moore, Sydney. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=840354 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au


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Dame Mary Gilmore, Australian author and poet, 1912 / photograph by Rudolph Buchner    Find more detailed information about this photograph:  http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=887510  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Dame Mary Gilmore, Australian author and poet, 1912 / photograph by Rudolph Buchner Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=887510 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Henry Lawson, 1915 / by William Johnson.    Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was an Australian writer, poet and journalist. He is best known for his bush poems and short stories, including the anthology 'While the billy boils'.   Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=442278    Search for more great images in the   From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Henry Lawson, 1915 / by William Johnson. Henry Lawson (1867-1922) was an Australian writer, poet and journalist. He is best known for his bush poems and short stories, including the anthology 'While the billy boils'. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=442278 Search for more great images in the From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Portrait of Patrick White, Kings Cross, New South Wales, 1984 / photograph by William Yang.   Held at the National Library of Australia.  Find more detailed information about items in this exhibition:    http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/exhibitions/2012/patrick_white/index.html      From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Portrait of Patrick White, Kings Cross, New South Wales, 1984 / photograph by William Yang. Held at the National Library of Australia. Find more detailed information about items in this exhibition: http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/events/exhibitions/2012/patrick_white/index.html From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au

On this day, 14th October 1879, Australian author Miles Franklin was born.  Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin (1879-1954), was born at Talbingo, New South Wales, eldest child of native-born parents John Maurice Franklin, of Brindabella station, and...

On this day, 14th October 1879, Australian author Miles Franklin was born. Stella Maria Sarah Miles Franklin (1879-1954), was born at Talbingo, New South Wales, eldest child of native-born parents John Maurice Franklin, of Brindabella station, and...

Australian author Stella Miles Franklin.   Find more detailed information about this photograph:        http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431966  From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Australian author Stella Miles Franklin. Find more detailed information about this photograph: http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=431966 From the collection of the State Library of New South Wales http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au

Australian-born novelist, actress and journalist P.L. TRAVERS emigrated to England in her 20s. After living in London, she moved into a Sussex cottage, where she wrote her first and most famous book, *Mary Poppins.* After the war, she lived in Manhattan. Though she never married, Travers adopted a son from Ireland (separating him from his twin). She died in London at the age of 96.

Australian-born novelist, actress and journalist P.L. TRAVERS emigrated to England in her 20s. After living in London, she moved into a Sussex cottage, where she wrote her first and most famous book, *Mary Poppins.* After the war, she lived in Manhattan. Though she never married, Travers adopted a son from Ireland (separating him from his twin). She died in London at the age of 96.

Dorothea Mackellar dressed as one of the Graces for Mrs T.H. Kelly's Italian Red Cross Day tableaux at the Palace Theatre, 20 June 1918 / Glen Broughton.  Dorothy MacKellar was a fiction writer and poet. She was the author of My Country, perhaps Australia's most famous poem.    From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au      Find more details about this image http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=440395

Dorothea Mackellar dressed as one of the Graces for Mrs T.H. Kelly's Italian Red Cross Day tableaux at the Palace Theatre, 20 June 1918 / Glen Broughton. Dorothy MacKellar was a fiction writer and poet. She was the author of My Country, perhaps Australia's most famous poem. From the collections of the Mitchell Library, State Library of New South Wales www.sl.nsw.gov.au Find more details about this image http://acms.sl.nsw.gov.au/item/itemDetailPaged.aspx?itemID=440395

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